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First flight from Libya to Italy in 10 years, takes off from Tripoli

TRIPOLI, Libya: Italy and Libya resumed commercial flights for the first time in ten years on September 30, with flight ...

Maine fire destroys Jamie Wyeth paintings, guts historical buildings

SAINT GEORGE, Maine: A fire destroyed several waterfront buildings in Maine on September 29, including an art gallery with several ...

ASEAN leadership: Members refuse Myanmar's leadership in 2026

JAKARTA, Indonesia - According to Asian diplomats and the Philippines' president, Southeast Asian leaders have decided that Myanmar will not ...

New video taken in Pacific shows 3 sunk WWII aircraft carriers

NEW LONDON, Connecticut: Video footage taken deep in the Pacific Ocean provided the first detailed view of three World War ...

Annual bison roundup conducted at Custer State Park, South Dakota

CUSTER STATE PARK, South Dakota: As part of an annual effort to maintain the health of the species, which has ...

Uzbek capital Tashkent hit by blast, one dead, 162 injured

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan: Uzbek authorities said a powerful explosion on September 28 at a warehouse near Tashkent's airport killed one person ...

Unidentified winner claims Florida's $1.6 billion lottery

TALLAHASSEE, Florida: The Florida Lottery said this week that the second-largest lottery winner in U.S. history has come forward to ...

Survey retains New York as world's top financial center, London second

LONDON, UK: This week, the Global Financial Centers index showed that New York remains the world's leading financial center, with ...

Taiwan develops first domestically-made submarine

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan: In a significant milestone for its defense capabilities, Taiwan has unveiled its first domestically developed submarine. Although it ...

To avoid 'lecture', Solomon Islands PM says he did not meet with Biden

HONIARA, Solomon Islands: Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare revealed that he opted out of a Pacific Islands leaders' summit at the ...

First US state tax on firearms, ammunition adopted by California

SACRAMENTO, California: Intending to raise some US$160 million per year to help prevent gun violence, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed ...

Philippines removes Chinese barrier at shoal in South China Sea

MANILA, The Philippines: The Philippines remains steadfast in its resolve not to yield to Chinese efforts to obstruct its fishermen ...

Biden's $15 minimum wage for federal contractors blocked by US judge

VICTORIA, Texas: This week, U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton in Victoria, Texas, ruled that President Joe Biden did not have ...

NTSB probes JetBlue flight for turbulence that injured 8

WASHINGTON D.C.: The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said it is investigating a JetBlue flight on Monday that experienced sudden ...

S. Korea sends signal to north with large military parade

SEOUL, South Korea: Marking a tougher stand against North Korea, South Korea held its first large-scale military parade in over ...

US FDA warns healthcare companies, exporters of cough syrups

WASHINGTON D.C. After hundreds of deaths overseas from contaminated cough syrups, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cracked ...

Migrant surge has pushed El Paso to 'breaking point', says mayor

EL PASO, Texas: Over the weekend, Oscar Leeser, Mayor of El Paso, said that the surge in migrants crossing the ...

No weapons left for Ukraine in Europe Politico

Kiev wants 'self-sufficiency? as arms supplies dwindle, but will need billions in Western aid to fund it, the news outlet ...

France appeals for end to bedbugs panic

The country has not been ?invaded? by the blood-sucking insects, Health Minister Aurelien Rousseau has insistedFrench Health Minister Aurelien Rousseau ...

Indian economy to grow 6.3% World Bank

The South Asian nation will further demonstrate resilience in the challenging global environment, a new report saysIndia's economy will grow ...

World baffled by EU's stance on Ukraine Hungarian FM

Countries outside of Europe want the conflict between Moscow and Kiev to end, Peter Szijjarto believesAsian, Latin American, and African ...

Israel demands Canada face up to Nazi legacy

The resignation of the Canadian House speaker is not enough, Israel's special envoy for combating antisemitism has told The Jerusalem ...

Iran warns against betting on losing horse Israel

Tehran has called on the Arab world to avoid normalizing relations with the ?Zionist regime?Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ...

Beer giant terminates license agreements in Russia

Carlsberg's business in the country was previously placed under temporary managementCarlsberg Group announced on Tuesday the termination of licensing agreements ...

Kenyan President Welcomes UN Resolution on Haiti Intervention

Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan President William Ruto has welcomed a new resolution approved Monday by the U.N. Security Council authorizing ...

Pakistan to Begin Deportation of 1.7 Million Undocumented Afghans

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - Pakistan has ordered all undocumented immigrants, including 1.7 million Afghans, to leave the country by November 1, ...

Hunter Biden Pleads Not Guilty to 3 Federal Gun Charges

WILMINGTON, Delaware - Hunter Biden pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to three federal firearms charges filed after a plea deal ...

Mubadala Energy joins EAD's commitment to nature-based solutions, planting 700,000 Mangroves

ABU DHABI, 3rd October, 2023 (WAM) -- Mubadala Energy, the Abu Dhabi-based international energy company, has announced a major commitment ...

UAE's Ministry of Health and Prevention, WHO team up for three-day workshop on child nutrition

Dubai [UAE], October 3 (ANI/WAM): UAE's Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), in collaboration with the WHO Regional Office for ...

Centre declares National Liberation Front of Tripura, All Tripura Tiger Force and their factions 'unlawful associations' for 5 years

New Delhi [India], October 3 (ANI): The central government on Tuesday declared the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT), All ...

EPA provides new platform to promote Emirati publishers in Riyadh

SHARJAH, 3rd October, 2023 (WAM) -- As part of its participation in the 2023 Riyadh International Book Fair, the Emirates ...

David Litvinov and heavy lifting of Israeli-Saudi peace

Tel Aviv [Israel], October 3 (ANI/TPS): As Israel and Saudi Arabia continue inching their way towards peace, a member of ...

Blinken to visit Israel, Saudi Arabia amid normalisation push

Tel Aviv [Israel], October 3 (ANI/TPS): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Israel and Saudi Arabia later this ...

Indonesian weightlifter collects gold at Hangzhou Asiad, sets world record

© Provided by Xinhua 22-year-old Indonesian weightlifter Rahmat Erwin Abdullah, who took bronze in the men's 73kg at the Tokyo ...

Indonesian weightlifter collects gold at Hangzhou Asiad, set world record

© Provided by Xinhua 22-year-old Indonesian weightlifter Rahmat Erwin Abdullah, who took bronze in the men's 73kg at the Tokyo ...

3 scientists share 2023 Nobel Prize in Physics

© Provided by Xinhua "The three scientists have demonstrated a way to create extremely short pulses of light that can ...

Air Force monitoring China situation, counters number advantage of adversary through better tactics: IAF chief

New Delhi [India], October 3 (ANI): IAF chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari on Tuesday said the Indian Air Force ...

Asian Games: Indian boxer Narender signs off campaign with bronze

Hangzhou [China], October 3 (ANI): Indian boxer Narender went down fighting against Tokyo Olympic bronze medalist Kazakhstan's Kamshybek Kunkabayev 0-5 ...

Malaria vaccine co-developed by Serum Institute will bridge supply gap: Adar Poonawalla

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], October 3 (ANI): As malaria vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and the Serum Institute of ...

No Water, No Fish, No Future: The Disappearing Little Aral Sea

Where water once stood is now an arid, dry, open landscape in western Kazakhstan punctuated with low-lying shrubs. Only when ...

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Chief medical officer warns of levels of Cannabis use in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland: The chief medical officer has issued a stark warning regarding the alarming levels of cannabis consumption in Ireland, ...

Deal unlikely to stop strike, say Kaiser Permanente workers' unions

OAKLAND, California: As their current contract expires and their unions prepare to strike, Kaiser Permanente workers' representatives said, on September ...

In the midst of slowdown, eurozone inflation hits a two-year low

FRANKFURT, Germany: Inflation in the eurozone hit a two-year low in September, signaling that the European Central Bank's (ECB) strategy ...

Factory activity in China shows first increase in six months

BEIJING, China: Official statistics released on the weekend showed that in September, Chinese factory activity expanded for the first time ...

Nasdaq Composite gains ground Monday, industrial stocks sag

NEW YORK, New York - The Nasdaq defied a general sell-off on U.S. equity markets Monday, as the new quarter ...

Demand for U.S. dollar soars Monday as Treasury yields rise

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. dollar jumped sharply on Monday, extending its recent months-long rally.The euro crumbled to ...

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